Disney Parks’ Candy Apple vs. Rice Crispy Treat

The Candied Apple vs. Rice Crispy Treat showdown!

 One thing Disney parks are known for is the treats! The Candy Apple and Rice Crispy Treat rank high on many people’s list. Which one is the superior snack though?Each of them has their virtues, and each has their not so favorite parts as well.  Both are pretty delicious, and come in a variety of decorations. They can also be made with your toppings of choice at places like Goofy’s Candy Co. Each has a nifty stick to hold them and keep your fingers clean, but that’s where the … [Read more...]


Best Disney Dining Cold Treats to Beat the Heat at Disney World

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Summer is officially here and the parks are getting warm and crowded. My favorite way to beat the heat is to take advantage of some of the cool offerings at the parks, Downtown Disney, and at some of the resorts. Here are my top ten treats and where to find them.10. Everyone has seen the Mickey premium ice cream bar. This vanilla ice cream ice cream bar is shaped like Mickey Mouse and covered in chocolate. What makes it great is that is on a stick , and quite portable.  It is also very easy … [Read more...]


Satisfy Your Sugar Craving With These Top 5 Disney Dining Sweet Spots

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Walt Disney World offers a huge variety of culinary options – from snack carts, to counter service meals, to sit down meals, to 5 star restaurants, they have it all – every kind of food you can imagine! One thing they really excel at is baking – their baked goods are out of this world! They are available all over the “World”, but there are some places that make baking their business – so here are the Top 5 Disney World “Sweet Spots”:Boulangerie Patisserie Les Halles: This spot in Epcot’s … [Read more...]


Disney Dining Ins & Outs of the Mickey’s Kitchen Sink at Disney World

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 Recently I had a chance to try the Mickey Kitchen Sink in the Magic Kingdom at The Plaza Restaurant. After a delicious dinner I accepted this Disney Dining Ice Cream challenge.Having tried the much larger Kitchen Sink at Beaches & Cream at the Yacht & Beach Club Resort and failing miserably even with 5 helpers I was confident I could take down this mini version.Just like the much larger Kitchen sink this Mickey version is packed with flavor. Missing was all the … [Read more...]


Updates and changes to the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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Are you planning on attending the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival this year? If not than it's never to early to start planning your Disney vacation. Just a heads up you do have some time because this years festival runs from September 19 to November 10. That is a record 53 days this year!In case you don't know about the festival here are some basics. You get to leisurely walk around Epcot and take in the sights while you sip and nibble on great drinks and foods from around the … [Read more...]


Dining at Disney – Sharing Is Caring!

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Vacationing at Walt Disney World is so many things – fun, amazing, filled with memories, and – it can also be a bit pricey. There are tons of ways to save money on your WDW vacation, and one of my favorite ways is to practice the preschool-taught principle of SHARING my snacks! Normally, I would never advocate sharing food – but there are some items at WDW that are too delicious (and too big!) not to share with someone you love! Here are my Top 5 Picks for meals/snacks that are shareable money … [Read more...]


Plenty of Delicious Disney Dining Options at the Disneyland Resort

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At Disneyland you will find all kinds of food. Anything from quick service snacks to high end gourmet meals.“We offer innovative cuisine from our award-winning chefs that match our guests’ desire for elegant dining,” said Gary Maggetti, director of food and beverage integration at the Disneyland Resort. “But you can still find the Disneyland classics, from the Café Orléans Monte Cristo to Plaza Inn’s fried chicken.”At the hotels, top award winners are Napa Rose at Disney’s Grand … [Read more...]


Here is Your Guide to the Special Goodies Available Only At the 24 hour “Show Your Disney Side” Party at the Magic Kingdom

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I have been on pins and needles waiting for the 24 hour event. Not only because I love the fact that I can spend 24 hours in my most favorite place on earth, the Magic Kingdom. But also for the special food and merchandise. I must admit I am very partial to the Maleficent cupcake. Sadly the special cupcakes etc. will be going away after the event. However, there will only be 2 things from the event that will stick around after the party. Those are the Olaf souvenir beverage and the Mickey’s … [Read more...]


10 Disney Dining Reservations You Need to Make at 180 Days

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Making your Disney ADRs {Advanced Dining Reservations} is a must if you have the Disney Dining Plan.  Can you imagine the chaos-and time wasted-if Disney didn't strongly encourage you to make these at 180 days in advance?  If you are like me, you are up at 6AM on the Disney website, logged into your My Disney Experience making ADRs for those hard to get restaurants.  What defines "hard to get" by Disney standards?  Popularity, times available, and location are all factors when it comes to making … [Read more...]


Must Get Disney Dining Reservations at Disneyland

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Disneyland Resort is not short of fantastic eateries. Our family’s itinerary often completely revolves around our dining reservations. With that said, you will definitely want to take note of the following restaurants and be sure that you are requesting reservations 60 days prior to your visit.Character Meals:This category of restaurants are the most important to schedule a reservation, especially during peak travel periods. Goofy’s Kitchen, Storytellers Café, and Ariel’s Grotto fill … [Read more...]